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Is Chapala, Mexico the Place for You?

We once rented a beautiful place – spacious, sunny, all new appliances and fit our every need — except one of the neighbors had a yelping uncontrolled dog and she fed 15 feral cats… which made living there very uncomfortable! Continue reading

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Creative Ways to Save Money in this Economy

In today’s economy saving money any way possible has become fashionable, not to mention sometimes very necessary. Continue reading

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At Age 28, He Has a Decade of Savings

I’m 28 years old. I’ve been saving for retirement since I was around 18. I happened to find your “20 Questions – We are Frequently Asked” and this was very helpful for me. Continue reading

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Rising from the Ashes to Newfound Freedom

Sometimes retirement doesn’t come in a neat package – it can be thrust upon us in the disguise of uncomfortable circumstances. This is what has happened to you and we invite you to look at this as a great opportunity to reinvent yourself. Continue reading

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Up, Up and Away – Or Not

I would rather fly one plane directly to Hell, than have to connect planes to Paradise. Continue reading

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Mexico Retirement Locations – Comparing San Miguel de Allende to Chapala, Part III

One thing for sure is there are fantastic expat communities in both of these places, and both are extraordinary places to live. In my opinion, anyone wishing to explore Mexico as a retirement destination would be well advised to… Continue reading

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Important Steps to Finding Your Trusted House Sitter, Part II

In Part I, I spoke about how to list your home, whether or not to have a vehicle available to your sitter and how trust is a priority on both sides when finding your perfect sitter. These are my tips this week. Continue reading

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Mexico Retirement Locations – Comparing San Miguel de Allende to Chapala, Part II

 Guest blog post by Kevin Knox Kevin is a semi-retired coffee taster and buyer, world traveler, gourmand and student of yoga and meditation. He and his wife, Erin, currently spend their time between San Miguel de Allende, and Chapala, Mexico. To … Continue reading

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Important Steps to Finding Your Trusted House Sitter, Part I

If you own a home, are new to the house sitting world and don’t know where to start to find the right sitter for your home and pets, this blog post is for you. Continue reading

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Mexico Retirement Locations – Comparing San Miguel de Allende to Chapala, Part I

I’m hearing from more and more people who’ve heard about but not visited either San Miguel de Allende or Lake Chapala, asking for information and advice, so I thought I’d offer some impressions. Continue reading

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